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Setting the Record Straight: How Traditional Publishing Really Works and Why You Need to Understand It
Jan
30
6:30 PM18:30

Setting the Record Straight: How Traditional Publishing Really Works and Why You Need to Understand It

  • Meridian Chapter of the Nonfiction Authors Association (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Much of the information and advice that circulates on the internet and in writing groups about the traditional publishing industry is flat out wrong. It's time someone who works alongside literary agents and traditional publishers and with authors who have traditional publishing contracts sets the record straight because--even if you plan to self-publish--what you don't understand about the industry you're part of is hurting you. At this event, I'll address the most common and egregious misinformation to help you make decisions based on fact.

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So Called Podcast Interview
Sep
10
11:00 AM11:00

So Called Podcast Interview

Recently, Mark Woychick at So Called Podcast interviewed me about what I do and how I found my way into the publishing industry.

Overview: When it comes to maintaining the discipline to focus on what you want most, less is more. In short, editing is a way of life.

Cristen Iris, Professional Writer and Editor, edits non-essential activities and practices to amplify her impact. Cristen discusses how she built her career by continuing to ask herself strategic “why” and “what” questions. Key career questions she recommends to anyone are “Why do you want to do that?”, “What are your next steps?” and “What are you waiting for?”

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